gride

verb
\ ˈgrīd\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of gride

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 archaic : to pierce or gash with a weapon
2 : to scrape or graze so as to produce a harsh rasping sound

intransitive verb

: to scrape, graze, or rub against something so as to produce a harsh rasping sound

gride

noun
\ "\
plural -s

Definition of gride (Entry 2 of 2)

: a harsh scraping or cutting or the sound of it the gride of leafless boughs in the blast of the wind

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History and Etymology for gride

Verb

Middle English griden, alteration of girden

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